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Unformatted text preview: unarmed American merchant vessels. Americans were furious, simultaneously, revolution had occurred in Russia, removing the tsars, and later that year, another revolution would occur- the Bolshevik Revolution under Vladimir Lenin would occur in Russia, and he would pull hi troops out of this capitalistic war in March of 1918 On April 2, 1917, Wilson asked Congress for a declaration of war, claiming this was a war to end warCongress did so on April 6, 1917....
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